Blue Takes 1-0 Lead In Best-of-Five Series Freshman Travis Shaw went 3-for-4 from the plate with two RBI while sophomore Kyle Hallock picked up the win in relief as Blue defeated Gold 3-2 Monday afternoon for the 1-0 series lead. Hallock was the winning pitcher in relief, allowing only one hit and three walks while […]
The Villanova Wildcats hired Jim Carone as the new pitching coach. He comes to Villanova after spending the last two seasons with Rider. He brought Rider to the NCAA Tourney in 2008 where they participated in the NCAA Regional at Fullerton. Carone played for Monmouth during his collegiate days where he accumulated a record of […]
PHILADELPHIA (5/12/08) – Saint Joseph’s senior Jeremy Jakubowski (Jarrettsville, MD / Calvert Hall) and Villanova senior Bill Hoffman (Hopewell Junction, NY/Our Lady of Lourdes) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the schools’ head coaches and sports information offices.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES Old Dominion 13 Northeastern 0 Norfolk, Va. – Junior right-hander Dan Hudson struck out 11 in just over seven innings of work and the Monarchs of Old Dominion scored 13 runs on 16 hits to shutout the Huskies of Northeastern 13-0 at Bud Metheny Baseball Complex Saturday afternoon. Nine of the […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES Louisville 6 Kentucky 5 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Third baseman Chris Dominguez drilled a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the University of Louisville baseball team a 6-5 walk-off win over rival No. 17 Kentucky snapping a 22-game non-conference winning streak, in front of a regular season […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES VMI 6 Liberty 5 (16 innings) LYNCHBURG, Va.– A.J. Yoder’s single up the middle plated Brian Sandridge with the winning run in the 16th inning as VMI defeated Liberty 6-5 on Saturday evening in Big South Conference action at Worthington Stadium. With the game knotted at four from the ninth inning […]
FROM BIG 5 RELEASE PHILADELPHIA (4/8/08) – Villanova junior Joe Cotter (Bryn Mawr, PA / Pottsgrove) and La Salle freshman Kevin Fuqua (Derwood, MD / Avalon School) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the schools’ head coaches and sports information offices. Cotter […]
CBB Senior writer NYDore wrote up an extensive article (available here) about how certain players were snubbed from All-American teams especially how Ryan Flaherty was left off the NCBWA Pre-season All-American team while Derek Shunk of Villanova was named to the first team. He was only named to the third-team in the Big East last […]
The College Baseball Blog made the trip down to Storrs Connecticut on Sunday to see the rubber game between the Villanova Wildcats and UConn Huskies. The Huskies won Game 1 on Friday by a score of 12-1 before losing Game 2 7-2.
FROM PRESS RELEASE St. John’s, which won 41 games and claimed a share of the BIG EAST regular-season title last year, has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2008 conference championship by the 12 BIG EAST head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own teams.